Adverse Childhood Experiences Presentation Graphics

Association Between ACEs and Negative Outcomes

How can we prevent child abuse and neglect?

Source: Fortson, B. L., Klevens, J., Merrick, M. T., Gilbert, L. K., & Alexander, S. P. (2016). Preventing child abuse and neglect: A technical package for policy, norm, and programmatic activities. Atlanta, GA: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Prevalence of ACEs by Category for CDC-Kaiser ACE Study Participants, Waves 1 and 2.

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Note: Research papers that use Wave 1 and/or Wave 2 data may contain slightly different prevalence estimates.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kaiser Permanente. The ACE Study Survey Data [Unpublished Data]. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2016.

ACE Score Prevalence for CDC-Kaiser ACE Study Participants, Waves 1 and 2.

ACE Score Prevalence for CDC-Kaiser ACE Study Participants

Note: Research papers that use Wave 1 and/or Wave 2 data may contain slightly different prevalence estimates.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kaiser Permanente. The ACE Study Survey Data [Unpublished Data]. Atlanta, Georgia: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2016.

States Collecting BRFSS ACE Data by Year, 2009-2018.

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Prevalence of ACEs by Category for Participants Completing the ACE Module on the 2010-2014 BRFSS.

 

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Note: Reports and articles that use data from other years and/or other states may contain different estimates.

Source: Merrick, M.T., Ford, D.C., Ports, K. A., Guinn, A. S. (2018). Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences From the 2011-2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 23 States. JAMA Pediatrics, 172(11), 1038-1044.

ACE Score Prevalence for Participants Completing the ACE Module on the 2011-2014 BRFSS.

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Note: Reports and articles that use data from other years and/or other states may contain different estimates.
Source: Merrick, M.T., Ford, D.C., Ports, K. A., Guinn, A. S. (2018). Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences From the 2011-2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 23 States. JAMA Pediatrics, 172(11), 1038-1044.

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